Backlot Stunt Coaster (Canada's Wonderland)

Roller coaster in Canada
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Backlot Stunt Coaster
Canada's Wonderland
Location Vaughan, Ontario, Canada
Coordinates 43°50′19″N 79°32′28″W / 43.838717°N 79.541159°W / 43.838717; -79.541159
Status Operating since 1 May 2005
Rider height 122 cm minimum
Manufacturer Premier Rides
Designer / calculations Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Type Steel - Launched
Riders per train 12
Propulsion 3 LIM launches
Height 13.8 metres
Drop 9.5 metres
Top speed 64.4 km/h
Length 597.4 metres
Inversions 0
Duration 1:04

Backlot Stunt Coaster (formerly known as The Italian Job: Stunt Track) is a steel launched roller coaster located at Canada's Wonderland in Vaughan, Ontario, Canada.[1] Special effects are incorporated throughout the ride, such as sound effects built into the cars, a helicopter that attacks riders a with simulated machine gun sound, and pyrotechnic and water effects.

This is the first coaster in Canada to feature a launch.


In August 2004, it was announced that The Italian Job: Stunt Track would be coming to Kings Island and Canada's Wonderland.[2] The Canada's Wonderland location opened on 1 May 2005.

The ride was renamed Backlot Stunt Coaster in 2008.




3 cars per train. Riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 12 riders per train.



  1. Canada's Wonderland website information.
  2. "New Stunt Car Ride For Two Paramount Theme Parks". Ultimate Rollercoaster.

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Articles on Canada's Wonderland